The Microsoft Flight Simulator SDK gives you a great deal of flexibility when creating add-ons for the sim, starting with the tools available to you in Developer Mode and then going though all the different CFG and XML files that you can tweak and edit to create great content! However, sometimes you need even more control or depth to create that perfect add-on, which is where the programming tools available to you through the SDK come into play.


In this section we have information for those of you that have either created add-ons for previous versions of the flight sim, or that have experience programming, in particular using C#, C++ or JavaScript. The tools listed below permit you to have a more direct interaction with Microsoft Flight Simulator:



The following sections list the various variables and events available to be used with the programming tools listed above: